Robots, insects and swarm intelligence

  title={Robots, insects and swarm intelligence},
  author={A. Sharkey},
  journal={Artificial Intelligence Review},
  • A. Sharkey
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence Review
  • The aim of this paper is to consider the relationships between robots and insects. To this end, an overview is provided of the two main areas in which insects have been implicated in robotics research. First, robots have been used to provide working models of mechanisms underlying insect behaviour. Second, there are developments in robotics that have been inspired by our understanding of insect behaviour; in particular the approach of swarm robotics. In the final section of the paper, the… CONTINUE READING
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